Belize's biggest airline, Tropic Air celebrated its 40th anniversary today. Hard to believe, but the transport powerhouse which now flies 200 flights a day to 15 destinations on 19 aircraft, started out as a mom, pop and son operation back in December of 1979.
It's been 40 years of strong growth, but what's next for Tropic Air? Today we went to their birthday party in Caye Caulker to find out:
Tropic Air says it s was will carry over 300,000 passengers and 425,000 items of freight this year. It employs 360 persons.